It takes a village

I am a firm believer in the saying “It takes a village to raise a child.” After all, while I don’t have children of my own to raise, I was raised by parents who readily accessed a handful of people to help us out as needed. Aunts and uncles lovingly sent me gifts. Grandparents, both […]

Storms in the Afternoon

There was a bit of excitement in my little part of the Midwest yesterday. A tornado hit just one mile south and then just under 2 miles east of where I live. While thankfully, no one was seriously injured in our area, there was significant damage done to a number of houses, a stable east […]